Author: Jared Gessler

Robots & Cybersecurity: Oakland Observer’s Jared Gessler Interviews Dr. Kevin J. Slonka

Dr. Kevin J. Slonka is a Professor of Information Technology at the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg. He previously taught at multiple universities in Western Pennsylvania and agreed to join us today to give an opinion and some insight on robotics and computer science in the local area. I spoke with him over Zoom about the incorporation of robots into everyday life, beginning steps with programming and robotics, and additional fields that could be taken into consideration. Jared Gessler: So I’m with Dr. Kevin J. Slonka. What do you teach here at the school specifically? Dr. Kevin J. Slonka: I’m an IT professor and my specialty is cybersecurity. Gessler: Alright, sounds good. So, I have an interest in robotics and computer science. And for this class instead of writing a journal, I was given permission to do an interview. Just a quick one. And I figured I would just ask around for similar fields, such as IT, or maybe programming and just get some opinions on some of the questions we have today. So, to …